Brand new August releases for Netflix Canada are here! Don't forget to check out the entire list of monthly list of new releases.
I will warn you: The list is long. And I fully understand if you're not excited about sifting through the entire thing. So - I did the dirty work for you and verified out the RT score for all the new titles.
I narrowed down the options to only the highest RT scores, and now, you have a significantly shorter and easily digestible list to get you started on answering the question everybody loves to ask, but everybody hates to answer: "So what are we watching?"
9. Michael Jackson's This Is It
Rotten Tomato Score: 81%
This documentary film observes Michael Jackson, AKA The King Of Pop, through a series of touching interviews, rehearsals, and backstage footage, as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.
8. Touch Of Evil
Rotten Tomato Score: 96%
If you're looking for a classic Hollywood hit, look no further than the artistically gripping and mysterious 1958 hit Touch Of Evil. This film is considered to be one of the great movies of Orson Welles, who also stars in it.
Rotten Tomato Score: 82%
This one is for you serious horror movie-lovers out there. Following two best friends who set out on a trip of a lifetime, things turn south quickly when they meet a woman in Paris leaving one of them mysteriously afflicted.
6. Don't Beathe
Rotten Tomato Score: 88%
This home invasion movie is all about tense build-ups and edge-of-your-seat suspense. A group of thieves breaks into a wealthy blind man's house, thinking the job will be quick and painless. They are surprised to find their master heist does not go as plannes.
5. Homeland: Season 6
Rotten Tomato Score: 84%
Netflix is adding the highly anticipated 6th season of this critically acclaimed series starring Claire Danes, who plays a bipolar CIA operative who is trying to balance her unsteady private life with her dangerous high-level job.
4. The Sinner
Rotten Tomato Score: 97%
Jessica Biel stars in this brand new American crime thriller about a young mother who commits a public act of violence and the investigator who attempts to learn why.
3. The Blacklist: Season 5
Rotten Tomato Score: 89%
James Spader stars in the anticipated release of the 5th season of this American crime series. Playing the criminal-turned-informant "Red" Reddington who's been on the "10 Most Wanted List" for over 20 years who suddenly turns to help the FBI solve their most important crimes.
2. The Ozark: Season 2
Rotten Tomato Score: 92%
This thrilling and suspenseful American drama series tries to answer the question "does the end justifies the means." Jason Bateman stars as Martin Byrde a family man and financial advisor who is required to uproot his family overnight after some shady dealings with a Mexican drug cartel go awry.
This highly anticipated series has no RT score - yet because its first season has not yet been released. The release date is set to be August 10th. People everywhere will be tuning in to watch this controversial American "coming of rage" story.